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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EXASOL vs. Faircom DB vs. InfluxDB vs. SiriDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.58
Rank#220  Overall
#34  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score3.78
Rank#87  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#216  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score24.96
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#319  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.exasol.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewsiridb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.exasol.com/­resourceslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffExasolFairCom CorporationTransceptor Technology
Initial release20142000197920132017
Current releaseV12, November 20202.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++GoC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresNumeric data and Stringsyes infoNumeric data
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nono
Triggersyesyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filessimple rights management via user accountssimple rights management via user accounts
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AlaSQLEXASOLFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEInfluxDBSiriDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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